People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.
Rafael Carranza – MSOPM ::: Emmanuel Hogg – Agence France Press ::: Neil Vogel – About.com ::: Jim Candor – AccuWeather ::: Vin Farrel – Havas ::: Dale Adams – Omnicom ::: John Doolitle – Omnicom
Rafael Carranza ist the new Executive Producer Latin America – Microsoft Online Publishing and Media (MSOPM). Carranza joins Microsoft after working at Spanish-language news agency Efe for many years. Most recently with the position of director of North American sales and business development at Efe.
Emmanuel Hogg has been reelected as Agence France Press Chairman for a second 3-year term.
IAC has made a promotion at the top ranks of About.com, the company tapped Neil Vogel to be CEO of About.com, the curated information website it bought from The New York Times Company for $300 million last year.Vogel was the founder and ultimately CEO of Recognition Media, a marketing company perhaps best known as the entity behind the online entertainment world’s Webby Awards.
An expanded executive team was announced by AccuWeather, Inc., a leading weather information source, reconfirming the company’s focus on digital media. Jim Candor has been promoted to Chief Strategy Officer, Steven Smith has been promoted to Chief Digital Officer, and John Dokes, formerly of Marvel Entertainment, has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer.
Vin Farrell has been named Global Content Director of Havas. Farrell will be in charge of the digital operations. The executive has previously worked for R/GA as Executive Operations VP.
Omnicom has appointed Dale Adams as its new chairman and Diversified Agency Services CEO. Also, John Doolitle has been named new president and CFO of Diversified Agency Services.